Open Source JW Player Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to JW Player is VideoJS, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to JW Player and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to JW Player are Plyr (Free, Open Source), MediaElement.js (Free, Open Source), Html5media (Free, Open Source) and afterglow (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 21, 2021

    1. VideoJS is an HTML5 Video Player, built with Javascript and CSS, with a fallback to a Flash video player for when the browser doesn't support HTML5 video.
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      Most users think VideoJS is a great alternative to JW Player.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
      Why? We wanted a lightweight, accessible and customizable media player that supports modern browsers. Sure, there are many other players out there but we wanted to keep things simple, using the right elements for the job.
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      Accessible and free open source.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • TYPO3
      • Drupal
      • Joomla
      • BlogEngine.NET
      • Plone
      • Wordpress
      • jQuery
      • RubyGems
      HTML5 video player with Flash and Silverlight fallbacks making it compatible with any browser. - HTML5 audio and video players in pure HTML and CSS.
    2. html5media is a JavaScript library that enables every browser to play the media defined inside the HTML5 media tags.
      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
      A few years ago, there was a new video player around, called SublimeVideo. It was a breeze to integrate, reliable, free to use and worked out of the box. Sadly, times change.

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      • FreemiumOpen Source
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      The Kaltura Player leads the industry in flexibility, ease of customization, plug-in offerings and loading speed.
    3. A lightweight HTML5 video player which includes support for captions and screen reader accessibility. For details, read the blog post Introducing an Accessible HTML5 Video Player on the PayPal Engineering blog.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • jQuery UI
      • GitHub
      • jQuery
      jQuery UI video widget is a jQuery plugin for playing video in HTML5 web pages. Features: Adds full jQuery UI Themeroller support Pause, seek, rewind Volume control Scrub bar with time elapsed and remaining Unobstrusive and minimal UI Size: 14.0 KiB raw
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
      • AngularJS
      Videogular is an HTML5 video player for AngularJS. Videogular is a wrapper over the HTML5 video tag, so you just could add whatever you want. This provides a very powerful, but simple to use solution, for everybody. You can see a demo here:...
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      • Self-Hosted
      • Wordpress
      • GitHub
      Able Player is a fully accessible cross-browser media player. It uses the HTML5 <audio> or <video> element for browsers that support them, and (optionally) the JW Player as a fallback for those that don’t. Feature Highlights Supports both audio and video.
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